A has-been rock star hosts horror films in his haunted mansion. Guest: Killer Clown actor Harrod Blank. Movie: “Mr. Sardonicus” from 1961.
Episode 07-352 Air Date: 09–16-2023
In the 1961 psychological horror film "Mr. Sardonicus," directed by William Castle, Guy Rolfe takes on the role of Baron Sardonicus, a wealthy and enigmatic European aristocrat. When he becomes disfigured, he desperately seeks a cure for his condition. His wife, Maude Sardonicus, played by Audrey Dalton, becomes entangled in his dark secrets.
The story follows Sir Robert Cargrave, portrayed by Ronald Lewis, a skilled English physician who is called upon to assist Baron Sardonicus. As the plot unfolds, the audience is introduced to Krull, played by Oskar Homolka, the sinister assistant to Baron Sardonicus.
This chilling tale delves into themes of greed, torture, and revenge, with Baron Sardonicus at the heart of a suspenseful and gruesome narrative.
Guy Rolfe as Baron Sardonicus
Audrey Dalton as Maude Sardonicus
Ronald Lewis as Sir Robert Cargrave
Oskar Homolka as Krull